Principles of Management

Course Name: 

Principles of Management (HU 302)






Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Introduction to Management – Management philosophy, functions of management, goals of managers and organizations, evolution of management thought, environmental influences, ethics and social responsibilities of business, international management.
Planning – Nature and purpose, types of plans, MBO, Strategic planning and decision making, SWOT analysis, global planning.
Organizing – Organization levels, structures, authority, power, delegation, conflict management.
Staffing and Leading – Concept of Human Resource Management, process of recruitment, selection, training and orientation, performance appraisal, human factors in managing, theories of motivation, leadership and communication in organizations.
Controlling – Process of controlling, types and techniques in controlling, controlling human factors, effective controls


1. Koontz, H., Management, McGraw Hill Publication, 2006


Humanities, Social Sciences and Management

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